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- adj. Relating to, or employing aluminothermy
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or produced by aluminothermy; producing high temperatures by the combustion of finely divided metallic aluminium.
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WTC7. net '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' The scientific paper Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe conclusively shows the presence of unignited aluminothermic explosives in dust samples from the Twin Towers, whose chemical signature matches previously documented aluminothermic residues found in the same dust samples.
The scientific paper Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe conclusively shows the presence of unignited aluminothermic explosives in dust samples from the Twin Towers, whose chemical signature matches previously documented aluminothermic residues found in the same dust samples.
Thermite is a pyrotechnic composition of a metal powder and a metal oxide, which produces an aluminothermic reaction known as a thermite reaction and is used in controlled demolitions of buildings.
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The following timeline is narrowly focused on the emergence of public evidence indicating the use of aluminothermic pyrotechnics, ranging from incendiaries to high-explosives, in the destruction of the Twin Towers and Building 7, and on the way official bodies -- particular NIST -- treated that evidence.
September. 11: TV Broadcasts Show Pyrotechnics Sparks and molten metal stream out of South Tower in its final minutes Appendix C of report discloses extreme corrosive attack on steel Spheroids have shape and chemical composition of aluminothermic residues Draft report avoids subject of explosives and demolition entirely
Given the fact that these super-intense fires were raging in oxygen-starved conditions, it became clear that an aluminothermic reaction like Thermite was creating these hot spots.
Barium peroxide can be used as a catalyst to start an aluminothermic reaction when welding rail tracks together.
The NIST investigation, having posted its Final Report with its absurd Building 7 joint-breaking - thermal-expansion theory in late 2008 and FAQ by Christmas, closed its doors before the independent researchers published their findings of active aluminothermic materials in WTC dust in a mainstream scientific journal; but not before they publicized findings of aluminothermic residues in the same dust samples; and not before they extracted from NIST a series of public statements, in press conferences and in written responses to requests for correction
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